Using the Microwave Minute to Maximize Your Time

A Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 212

How about a super helpful technique that you can use to get those tiny tasks done? Around here, we call it the microwave minute!

Today Cara is on Jennifer Booth’s podcast show! Jennifer is from the Planning Women and you are going to love this episode where Cara dives deep into the microwave minute technique.

This is all about establishing a routine that is always there for you, so that when you get thrown off track — that’s totally fine ➡️ because your routine for “getting-things-done” is already established. You just need to jump back in and keep going.

Take the concept of the ‘Microwave Minute’ – and ask yourself, What can I do for 30 seconds? It’s just 30 seconds! The point of this question is that you are tricking your brain and getting it on board to accomplish a task that you don’t want to do. Like emptying the dishwasher.

So, what can you do in 30 seconds?

Use the microwave minute technique to maximize your time everywhere so that you have more time to work on your goals. Do what you can, where you can, and ditch the perfectionism attitude that keeps so many of us stuck.

Listen in to this deep dive on the microwave minute concept.

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Episode Highlights:

8:25 Using routines to achieve your goals!
11:55 Where are you starting from?! Because this is a HUGE important step that most people skip.
19:59 When we get stuck in our heads that we need to show up 7 days a week and give 110% or else we are failing … This is the perfectionist attitude that we need to overcome … Here’s where to start.
24:04 The microwave minute concept is about being more strategic and intentional about a part of your life.
30:36 For the mom that doesn’t have a good established routine … This is where you can start!

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